California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Secures $ 10.5 Million Settlement Against Curacao Retailer For Illegally Abusing Southern California Consumers

March 10, 2021 – SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday announced a partial settlement of $ 10.5 million against Curacao, resolving multiple allegations that the retail chain has deceived and illegally taken advantage of its largely Latin American customer base. Curacao owns and operates nine department stores …

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Converse DOUBLES its commitment to the student debt relief campaign

Converse recognizes the need for assistance for students across South Africa and has decided to expand and increase the campaign and its commitment to give more students a chance to get rid of their debts. The campaign has been extended for another two weeks and will end on March 14, …

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Georgia congressman explains how relief bill will help farmers of color

Copyright 2021 NPR. To learn more, visit https://www.npr.org. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: For generations, the US government provided financial assistance to farmers as long as those farmers were white. Black, Latino and Indigenous farmers have been excluded from loans and other government programs, and this discrimination has consistently caused people of …

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TurboFinance Releases Information Guide on Debt Relief | New

LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Professional Debt Consultants TurboFinance have published their information guide for consumers looking to alleviate some of their personal debt with debt relief. Debt relief programs provide a means for people who have financial difficulties to manage some of their debt by …

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Angola negotiates $ 6.2 billion debt relief from creditors: IMF

Through Karin Strohecker, Joe bavier LONDON / JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Angola will receive $ 6.2 billion in debt relief over the next three years through deals with three of its major creditors, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report released on Monday. Angola said on Friday it was …

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Biden plans to act immediately on student debt relief

Joe Biden in Washington, DC on November 7. (Photo: VP Brothers / Shutterstock) On his first day in office, President Joe Biden will order the Education Department to extend the moratorium on federal student loan payments that would otherwise expire at the end of January, according to David Kamin, the …

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US move is first step on Sudan’s long road to debt relief: IMF

FILE PHOTO: Vehicles line up for gasoline at a gas station in Khartoum, Sudan, May 4, 2019. REUTERS / Umit Bektas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it stood ready to help Sudan as it moved towards a broader package of debt relief after Washington pulled …

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Debt relief for the poorest countries is essential in the fight against COVID-19

NEW YORK, April 7, 2020 – “COVID-19 is generating an unprecedented global economic crisis. And as we see in all of these crises, this economic destruction is cruelly and unevenly distributed. “For the world’s poorest countries, the financial fallout caused by the pandemic, combined with debilitating debt service obligations, hamper …

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Exclusive: Kenya avoids G20 debt relief initiative due to restrictive conditions

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya will not call for a suspension of debt payments as part of a G20 initiative to help poor countries weather the COVID-19 pandemic, its finance minister said on Friday, saying that the terms of the agreement were too restrictive. Kenyan Finance Minister Ukur Yatani speaks during …

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World Bank Calls for Debt Relief Program as Amounts Due Rise to Record Levels | world Bank

The World Bank stepped up its call for a comprehensive debt relief program after revealing that the amount owed by the poorest countries was at record levels even before the crisis began. Covid-19 crisis. Statistics released by the Washington-based institution showed that the external debt of the 73 countries currently …

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